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Old 11-27-2008, 01:56 PM   #1
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Wink what these extensions stand for.....

Hello, Would you tell me what these extensions stand for
1. '.tar'
2. '.gz'
3. '.rpm'
4. What is the extension for an package?

Thanks Guys!!
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These are all questions that are easily answered for your homework by using Google. There is no need to waste the time of the generous members here with your homework questions which can be answered with just a little work on your part.
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tar means a

gz means a

rpm means a

A package has an extension based on the file format. Some common package extensions are deb, tar.gz,, src.rpm, and rpm.

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